Educational Services

Educational Services encompasses a wide variety of skilled and professional career opportunities that support Durham District School Board (DDSB) schools and the Education Centre.

Positions include:

  • Designated Early Childhood Educators
  • Educational Assistants
  • Office/Clerical/Technical support
  • Custodial/Maintenance
  • Management, Professional and Administrative
  • Psychological Services/Social Workers/Speech Language Pathologists
  • Supply Educational Assistants/Clerical/Technical/Designated Early Childhood Educators/Custodial

How to apply

Visit the Apply to Education website to apply for non-teaching Educational Services jobs.

Apply to open Management, Professional and Administrative postings

Apply to open Educational Support postings

Requirements for positions

Requirements vary by position.

Educational Assistants

The minimum hiring requirement is a secondary diploma or equivalent, and experience working with individuals with special needs. However, most candidates that are considered have post-secondary diplomas/degrees in the areas of Child and Youth Care, Educational Assistant, Developmental Service Worker, etc.

Designated Early Childhood Education (DECE)

  • Early Childhood Education diploma or equivalent
  • Current registration with the College of Early Childhood Educators


  • The minimum hiring requirement for the position of Custodian is a secondary diploma or equivalent
  • The qualifications for Maintenance positions vary based on Certificate of Qualification requirements and experience

DDSB is committed to equity and inclusion in the recruitment and hiring of qualified staff who reflect the diversity of the region. We encourage submissions from candidates who represent the various dimensions of diversity.

Conditions of employment

Offers of employment are conditional upon the results of any background checks conducted by DDSB (including reference checks, verification of credentials and a criminal background check with the vulnerable sector component), which must be satisfactory to DDSB in its sole discretion.

Our policy requires that a Criminal Reference Check with the Vulnerable Sector component issued within six months be presented as a condition of employment. Checks older than six months are not acceptable.


Current Educational Service Opportunities 





Current Management, Professional and Administrative Opportunities